For recent events in or associated with school, staff and students – sports success, charities, results etc. Events that have recently taken place to publicise.

School rocks as band takes lessons

We became a rock school when 46 students were treated to a special day devoted to rock music. Wigan band Victorian Dad attended our school on Monday October 8 and got the day off to a rocking start by playing a session at 9am. Band manager Dave Cartlidge said: “I […]

Science Fun

GIFTED and talented pupils from Broadway Primary School enjoyed a range of science activities when they came into our school for the afternoon. The event was organised and run by Mr Rawlinson and our Sixth Form science club. Sixth formers led activities where pupils made ice cream using dry ice, […]

Phoebe lands top role in touring production

YOUNG actress Phoebe Spencer-Hall will be taking to several stages across the country in a touring production of the Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol. The Year 8 school student landed the role of Fran Scrooge, Scrooge’s sister, after an audition for Talkwood Productions in London. Now the 12-year-old has a […]

First Aid lessons prove timely for teacher

OUR Heartstart lesson proved timely when a teacher ended up putting theory into practice just hours afterwards. All Year 9 students complete a three-week course run by Community First Responders and first aid trained staff. Maths teacher Miss Barber, who also sat in on the course, found the lesson extremely […]

Students’ poems entered in national competition

POETRY penned by students from Year 7, 8 and 9 has been submitted to a national competition. Entitled ‘The Poetry Games’, the competition asked students to write about a subject that matters to them. English teacher Miss Marsland said: “Students have written poems about all manner of things.  For example, […]